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Jan 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
his public service, but justice served in private practice in both san francisco and sacramento. i can attest to his prowess as an attorney because on one very interesting occasion he represented me. [laughter] on a speeding ticket. and got me off with a minimum fine. [laughter] from 1965 to 1988 justice kennedy was a professor of constitutional law at the mcgeorge school of law the university of the pacific located in sacramento. ander planted particularly of - the fact that he provided a valuable support to them governor ronald reagan on a number of legal issues as a volunteer lawyer. justice kennedy was appointed to the united states court of appeals for the ninth circuit in 1975 where he served for more than 12 years until president reagan nominated him as an associate justice of the u.s. supreme court. he took his current seat in 1988. in nominating justice kennedy to the supreme court in 1987, president ronald reagan remarked that his career as a judge in the u.s. court of appeals for the ninth circuit as a constitutional law professor and in private practice was marked by a
Jan 5, 2013 2:00pm EST
the average latino likes the fact that l.a. unified school district is a disaster? that sacramento is owned by the lobbyist? do you think they are thrilled to pay higher taxes for fewer jobs? or do you think perhaps they don't have any sense that they are allowed to have a conversation with us? and that starts with us sitting down and saying, tell me about your dreams and hopes. i think that you would be shocked. i cannot use the gentleman's name. he is a democratic consultant and it wouldn't be fair to him. he told me that he happened to be hired by the traditional party, which had run mexico since 1929. and he went down. this is just before the reform ticket. he went down because the candidate was in deep trouble and they wanted clever american advice. and he did a series of focus groups and he said that you have a real problem called corruption. [laughter] that he was talking to were the guys that were corrupt. [laughter] and they said to him, this is his description not mine -- there are a number of guys very overweight smoking cigars in this room. and you don't understand this
Jan 13, 2013 7:15am EST
sacramento still lay underwater, permitting a steamer to shuttle up and down its streets and allow passengers to enter their second story city hotel room via window. the 50 inches of icy wind and shotgun blasts of black hail that it's soaked and pummeled san francisco all winter had not dispelled the dreams of its citizens. they tossed in their beds, inside combustible homes, heads filled with nightmares of what would happen when the life-saving downpour ended. they would cause in front of the fires listen to the liking of seagulls and snakelike hits of wicks. they watched a clear blast other lamp chimneys blasting. instead of being warmed they feared the worst. they dreaded the high winds off the day that would drive the soap would do in flammability. and with either water wells nor flame fighting equipment nor the inclination to buy any, everybody knew that san francisco would burn. four years earlier in pittsburgh they been a disastrous dawn fire, but that had come after a dry winter, six weeks without rain. san francisco's spring would be much different. but the results would b
Jan 14, 2013 12:00pm EST
my laser in sacramento. so if anybody has a laser, i'll steal it. the mouse is a laser. [inaudible conversations] oh, the cur corps. got it -- the cursor. got it. hey. [laughter] [applause] what was that about bold thinkers? [laughter] yeah. next time i'll keep my mouth shut. all right. this is the same study population. we're looking at relative risks. and, but this time -- there we are. we've got prior convictions broken down in two different ways. so prior convictions not involving a gun and cannot involving violence -- and not involving violence in this group. and this group further broken down -- i keep losing the cursor -- this group further broken down whether they have one or two convictions, nothing worse than that. okay? then we have a group that had prior convictions involving guns but not violence. carrying a concealed firearm, let's say. and again broken down whether they have one such conviction or two or more. and finally, if you will, at the apex of criminality, those who have convictions for violence offenses. but remember, i am talking about people who purchased h
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